51 Tibetan terrier Bred
by monks and said to bring good luck.
"I have worked hard on my sheep and their bloodlines; Whistler was bred
from a home bred
ewe using A.I.
Eastern Spadefoots bred
most frequently (69.5%) in April and May, and tadpole metamorphosis occurred only after April and May breeding events.
They were never bred
to one another--in fact they were essentially moved to opposite ends of the bay--but together they laid the foundation for the Chesapeake.
the Texas cougar with the Florida panther because it is a closely related subspecies.
Heritable traits such as skin and hair color and body size, and even traits useful to a geographic region, could be selectively bred
. For example, the Irish Greyhound was bred
with long legs to allow it to jump over the sheep fences of Ireland.
RARE BREED: White Park, bred
for both meet and milk, has a nice temperament and was one of the first species of cattle to be domesticated; CONSERVATION: Highland cows make good mothers and (right and above) Lucy Badger, park assistant manager at Hatton Country World, holds a Gloucestershire Old Spot piglet Pictures by MICHELLE SPERRY
This smaller French pointing dog was bred
to be agile and capable of hunting in the high mountain terrain without tiring.
Secondly, the energy and commitment of the breed society has enabled better links to be formed with Shropshire sheep breeders across the globe, resulting in increased interest in UK bred
INCOMERS: The McTurks brought Cheviots from south-west Scotland in 1855 to the Cnewr Estate, Powys, and from them bred
Brecknock Hill Cheviots; HERDWICKS: Some 30% of the breed was lost to foot-and-mouth in 2001; SOUTH WALES MOUNTAIN: This breed does well on mining polluted land; VIKING: AHerdwick ram.
In the past few hundred years, they have bred
the species into roughly 400 varieties.
While Betsy Dresser's frozen bongo embryos may someday become wild antelope, and the National Zoo's golden lion tamarins may head for Brazil, most SSP animals will be bred
solely to keep zoo populations alive and healthy.
The Langshan, a graceful and stately breed, was bred
for centuries in the Yangtze Kiang River region of China about 100 miles from Shanghai.
The penguins of the two lineages would have lived and bred
on isolated patches of rock in separate regions until the big thaw.